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Bennelong boutique scores first insto mandate
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 26 SEP 2019
... we formed Quay back in 2013, we believed there would be institutional demand for a truly index unaware strategy focusing CPI plus style total returns. We believe the support from Avant vindicates our original vision," Blaess said.
Chief economist update: The BOJ needs to run faster to stay in the running
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 23 SEP 2019
... year to July from 12.5% in the previous month. Worse, inflation has moved further away from the 2% target - annual headline CPI slowed to 0.3% in August (from 0.5% in July) and core CPI weaker at 0.5% from 0.6%. Run, Kuroda, run ... and run faster!
Time to reset member return expectations?
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 6 SEP 2019
... consider the investment objective of their MySuper strategy. "Many funds have a MySuper objective equal to an annual return of CPI + X% per annum over rolling 10-years. X is usually 3.5% to 4%. Most funds have held X as a constant for many years even ...
Whitehelm launches infrastructure fund locally
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 29 AUG 2019
... their equity portfolios given the current market volatility. Net of fees, the European version has outperformed its OECD CPI + 5% benchmark since inception in May 2016 by 4.8% per annum. Whitehelm said the fund typically aimed for core infrastructure ...
Chief economist update: What price Australian budget surplus?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 27 AUG 2019
... GDP would grow by 2.75% (1.8% in the year to the March 2019 quarter); the unemployment rates at 5.0% (5.2% in July 2019); CPI inflation at 2.25% (1.6% in the March 2019 quarter); and, wages growth of 2.75% (2.3% in the June 2019 quarter). Aside from ...
OnePath enhances OneView Life
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 15 AUG 2019
... Life's existing ability to quote cover reductions online. Recently, the brand has added a function for advisers to decline CPI increases without requiring a client signature and allowed to access more portfolio analytics through the OneView Life portal ...
Low inflation rate masks rising living costs woes
KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 13 AUG 2019
... 2019 costs rose by 1.5% for retiree couples at both the 'comfortable' and 'modest' levels, compared to the 1.6%increase in CPI. That's equivalent to an additional $918 couples needed to maintain their standard of living, and $648 for singles. This increase ...
Chief economist update: Hard target
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JUL 2019
... wages start to lift and feed into inflation. Latest data show Australia's unemployment rate at 5.2% in May; headline CPI inflation at 1.3% in the March quarter and; the core inflation rate - average of trimmed mean and weighted median measures - ...
Charter Hall industrial fund scores top Lonsec rating
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2019
... 100% occupied by "high-quality tenants" and was well positioned in terms of future rental increases with increases either by CPI or 3% p.a. "which helps provide a natural inflation hedge." "The Fund seeks to benefit from growing tenant demand for long-term ...
Chief economist update: BOJ Tankan tanking?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUL 2019
... increase of 1.2% in the December 2018 survey. Low and way below target inflation remains the BOJ's bugbear. Headline CPI inflation slowed to 0.7% in the year to May (from 0.9% in April) and core inflation eased to 0.8% (from 0.9%). The decline in ...
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